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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia’s outgoing president, expelled by party

Unity party accuses Nobel peace prize laureate of meddling in elections in which its candidate was defeated by George Weah

Liberia’s ruling Unity party has expelled the country’s outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who has been accused by party leaders of meddling in last year’s presidential elections in which its candidate suffered a bruising defeat.

Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel peace prize laureate who has been in power for 12 years, denies the party’s allegations that she held inappropriate private meetings with election magistrates before the 10 October vote.

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